A branch of Access Bank at Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State has been gutted by fire on Wednesday.
The PICKUP gathered that a part of the bank’s building was gutted by fire after a petrol tanker exploded near it.
The Federal Fire Service confirmed the incident at 10.20 am.
Men of the Federal Fire Service are already at the scene ( ADEMOLA ADETOKUNBO, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA.) Where a Petrol tanker is currently on fire, close to an access bank branch. Please take alternative routes.
It has been brought under control.
Access Bank reacts:
There has been a fire incident at our Adetokunbo Ademola branch this morning. Thankfully, no one was harmed.
Our fire protocol has been activated and all personnel have been moved to safety.
Cause of the fire was a diesel truck discharging fuel, we advise you to avoid that area.
Here is a list of other nearby branches you can visit:
- Adeola Odeku Branch
- Muri Okunola Branch
- Ajose Adeogun Branch
Alternatively, please make use of our digital banking channels while you stay safe��